Projects at the Center for Civic Media

PROJECTS

Have you ever been forwarded an email that you just can’t believe? Our inboxes are rife with misinformation. The truth is out there, just not when we actually need it. Lazy Truth is an experiment to...
Mapping the Globe is an interactive tool and map that helps us understand where the Boston Globe directs its attention. Media attention matters–in quantity and quality. It helps determine what we...
The Toy Interface Construction Kit Learning Environment (T.I.C.K.L.E.) is a universal construction kit for the rest of us. It doesn't require 3D printers or CAD skills. Instead, it's a DIY social...
Social Mirror transforms social science research by making offline social network research cheaper, faster, and more reliable. Research on whole life networks typically involves costly paper forms...
Newspaper front pages are a key source of data about our media ecology. Newsrooms spend massive time and effort deciding what stories make it to the front page. PageOneX makes coding and visualizing...
What have you seen in the news this week? And what did you miss? Are you getting the blend of local, international, political, and sports stories you desire? We’re building a media-tracking platform...

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